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The 5 best bookstores in New Orleans

Looking to explore the top bookstores in town?

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top bookstores in New Orleans, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of where to venture next time you're in the market for bookstores.

1. Blue Cypress Books

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Topping the list is Blue Cypress Books. Located at 8126 Oak St. in Leonidas, the bookstore is the highest rated bookstore in New Orleans, boasting four stars out of 47 reviews on Yelp.

2. Arcadian Books & Art Prints

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Next up is the French Quarter's Arcadian Books & Art Prints, situated at 714 Orleans Ave. With five stars out of 40 reviews on Yelp, the bookstore has proven to be a local favorite.

3. Kitchen Witch Cookbook

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Kitchen Witch Cookbook, a bookstore in Seventh Ward, is another much-loved go-to, with five stars out of 26 Yelp reviews. Head over to 1452 N. Broad St., Suite C to see for yourself.

4. Dauphine Street Books

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Over in the French Quarter, check out Dauphine Street Books, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 62 reviews on Yelp. You can find the bookstore at 410 Dauphine St.

5. Garden District Book Shop

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Finally, there's Garden District Book Shop, a Garden District favorite with 4.5 stars out of 50 reviews. Stop by 2727 Prytania St. to hit up the next time you're looking to satisfy your cravings.


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